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I have a line in my /etc/fstab for ages that stopped working since 13.04:

//192.168.100.2/share   /mnt/popcorn      cifs username=MyUserName,password=MyPassword,user,gid=sambashare,file_mode=0664 0   0

and it gives me:

mount /mnt/popcorn
mount error(13): Permission denied
Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs)

dmesg is as helpful as sunshine in the desert:

[  622.471321] CIFS VFS: Send error in SessSetup = -13
[  622.471458] CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return code = -13

I know the user/pass combo is correct, as this works fine:

bart@dosar:~$ smbclient //192.168.100.2/share --user=MyUserName
Enter nmt's password: 
Domain=[WORKGROUP] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.0.32]
smb: \> ls
...

How can I permanently mount a CIFS/Samba share on Ubuntu 13.04 ?

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

according to (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MountWindowsSharesPermanently) should be:

//servername/sharename  /media/windowsshare  cifs  username=msusername,password=mspassword,iocharset=utf8,sec=ntlm  0  0

Try to look what you are doing wrong. Make it simple, remove the file_mode, user and gid, maybe the iocharset and sec variables as well. If this will work, add always one...

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No such luck. Removed everything, still same error. –  Bart Friederichs Jun 27 '13 at 19:47
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Adding sec=ntlm fixed it. Thanks. –  Bart Friederichs Jun 27 '13 at 19:49
    
OT: 19 minutes to solve the issue, this looks like powefull community –  Dee Jun 27 '13 at 19:53
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